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Operations Lead- Event Agency- Surrey

Job description

Operations Lead
Location: Surrey/hybrid
Salary: £55k-£60k

DNA Recruit is working with a full-service event agency based in the South London.

Our client is operating worldwide, delivering highly memorable in live and virtual events, production, and content across experiential brand activation, culture workshop, medical congress, and product launch.

They have a supportive culture, focused on people and personal development, and an enhanced benefits package

The Role:

  • To oversee the successful execution of all project & event delivery and manage designated operations team.
  • Ensure implementation of best practices and procedures within the operations structure
  • Work with the leadership team to support cohesiveness, motivation and foster a pro-active coaching environment within the operations team.
  • To lead the team in development and training.
  • Support Director, Event Management with variable resource costs and utilization.
  • Planning and development of all project / event activities in partnership with Client Services Leads & Board Directors as appropriate.
  • Work with the Executive Leadership Team to enhance and revise operations policies, procedures to update and revise, to ensure the ongoing successful delivery of all projects / events
  • Ensure events are delivered within budget and meet expectations.
  • Manage supplier relationships.
  • Review and agree supplier contracts and addendums.
  • Attend onsite events where applicable to ensure we are delivering to the highest standards.

The Person:

Looking for a self-motivated, highly experienced person - experience with cvent, alongside other tools and experience in team/line management.

  • Ideally someone with experience of looking after clients such as Technology, Pharma, Oil & Gas sector
  • Are one of those ambitious people who can switch from serious to play in a heartbeat.
  • Working in an agency environment is always an added bonus
  • Understanding of project 'ownership' managing all aspects of the full service delivery (managing from a 'project management perspective)
  • Knowledge of Cvent a definite advantage

If you are interested, then please send me your CV via the "link" to be considered and I can then get in touch with you should your skills and experience be what our client is looking for.

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.
Job Reference: PU

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